Master Program

       Admission Requirements in MSc in Civil Engineering

                (Structural Engineering)

The applicant must have a B.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering and meet the admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate studies guide line and Samara University Senate Legislation. He/she must also pass the entrance examination administered by the Department. Regarding applicants from other related disciplines, the Departmental Graduate Committee (DGC), will rule on the eligibility of such students.

To be considered for enrolment in the Master’s program of Structural Engineering the applicant must:

  • Have completed the academic requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 for both female and male applicants at the University or any other recognized institution of higher learning as recommended in the respective curriculum;
  • Have satisfactorily met the selection criteria which may include the work experience or entrance examination to be administered by the academic units

            Admission Requirements

The applicant must have a B.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering and meet the admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate studies guide line and Samara University Senate Legislation. He/she must also pass the entrance examination administered by the Department. Regarding applicants from other related disciplines, the Departmental Graduate Committee (DGC), will rule on the eligibility of such students.

To be considered for enrolment in the Master’s program of Structural Engineering the applicant must:

  • Have completed the academic requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 for both female and male applicants at the University or any other recognized institution of higher learning as recommended in the respective curriculum;
  • Have satisfactorily met the selection criteria which may include the work experience or entrance examination to be administered by the academic units

               Duration of Study for Regular Program

  • The Master’s regular programs shall normally take two academic years for completion.
  • No Master student may anticipate finishing a program in less than one and a half academic
  • A Master student in regular program may be allowed to continue for up to a maximum of four years if it can be shown that the extension is required by force majeure and if it is recommended by the DGC and AC. Such extension of time shall be recommended by the DGC and the AC while approved by the AAVP every
  • A Master student taking more than the normal two-year duration for completion of a program shall fulfill the special conditions set forth by the AC/DGC.

 

              Graduation Requirements

Students must complete the following minimum requirements;

  • Complete all graduate coursework requirements with a minimum CGPA of 3.0
  • a maximum of one “C” or two “C+” grade in all courses
  • submit at-least one article in peer reviewed reputable journal from the result of the thesis work
  • a minimum of “Satisfactory” rate for Master’s Thesis assessment and open

              Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction of the program should be in English.

           Degree Nomenclature

For the M.Sc. program in Structural Engineering Graduate Program, the degree nomenclature should be read as;

  • Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering)
  • የሳይንስ ማሰተር ዲግሪ በሲቪል ምህንድስና (ስትራክቸራል ምህንድስና)

 

    Admission requirements for the master program

              MSc in Road and Transportation Engineering

The applicant must have a B.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent degree (Construction Technology & Management, Surveying Engineering/Surveying Technology and Road Construction) with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 for both male and female applicants at the University or any other recognized institution of higher learning as recommended in the respective curriculum.

  • He/she must also pass the entrance examination administered by program
  • Applicant must bring a minimum of two letter of recommendation from undergraduate instructor or

           Duration of the Study

  • The normal duration for the completion of a regular program is two academic years and three academic years for extension Master’s
  • A regular and extension master student may be allowed to continue for up to a maximum of four and five years respectively, if it can be shown that the extension is required by force Such extension of time shall be recommended by DGC and approved by the DC every Semester.
  • A master student taking more than the normal duration for completion of a program shall fulfil the special condition set forth by the DC

           Graduation requirements

Graduation requirement for civil engineering field of study involves two option. For Master of Science degree program

Students must complete the following minimum requirements;

  • complete all graduate coursework requirements with a minimum CGPA of 0 and only one “C” or two “C+” grade in all courses;
  • A successful student is required to complete 33 hr Course works and a six (6) cr.hr. Thesis work.
  • A minimum of “Satisfactory” rate for Master’s Thesis assessment and open

          Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for the program should be in English

          Degree of Nomenclature

For the M.Sc. degree program in Road and Transport Engineering, the degree nomenclature should read as

  • Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering (Road & Transport Engineering)
  • የሳይንስ ማስተር ዲግሪ በሲቪል ምህንድስና (መንገድ እና ትራንስፖርት ምህንድና)